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  • 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Multifaith Service

    2018 Martin Luther King, Jr. Multifaith Service

    On Monday, January 15th, 2018, approximately 300 people from all backgrounds gathered at Princeton's First Baptist Church for the annual Multifaith Service to Commemorate and Honor the Legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. Leaders from a range of faiths participated, including Baptist, Presbyterian, Episcopal, United Methodist, African Methodist Episcopal, Baha'i, Christian Science, Unitarian Universalist, United Church of Christ, Jewish, and Muslim.
  • Rally for Diplomacy, Not War, with Iran

    Rally for Diplomacy, Not War, with Iran

    Nearly 300 peacemakers joined together in Princeton on January 11, 2020, to stand up against President Trump's escalation of conflict with Iran, with his killing of General Soleimani. Speakers included faith leaders, government officials, and academic experts.
  • Lobby Day in D.C.

    Lobby Day in D.C.

    On Thursday, March 14, 2019, a delegation of 18 CFPA members traveled to D.C.together, to advocate for peace! Seen here posing with Sen. Bob Casey (PA). The delegation met with staff or members of 10 Congressional offices in one day!
  • Meeting with Rep. Tom Malinowski (NJ-7)

    Meeting with Rep. Tom Malinowski (NJ-7)

    CFPA organized a delegation that met with Representative Tom Malinowksi on December 13, 2019 to advocate for nuclear disarmament initiatives, including legislation that supports an official end to the Korean War.
  • 2019 MLK Multifaith Service

    2019 MLK Multifaith Service

    Approximately 300 people from all backgrounds gathered for the annual Multifaith Service to Commemorate and Honor the Legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King.
  • Annual Conference for Peace, 2018

    Annual Conference for Peace, 2018

    Ambassador Wendy Sherman speaks to a crowd of 250 at Nassau Presbyterian Church in Princeton, for CFPA's 39th Annual Conference for Peace. Other speakers included the Rev. Jesse Jackson, Ray Acheson, Dr. Leon Sigal, and Bill Hartung.
  • 6 New Gun Safety Bills Signed Into Law!

    6 New Gun Safety Bills Signed Into Law!

    Leaders of CFPA's Ceasefire NJ project stand with NJ Gov. Phil Murphy at bill signing event for package of 6 new gun violence prevention laws on June 13, 2018. That year, NJ passed a total of eight new gun safety laws, more than any other state in the country.
  • Princeton March for Our Lives

    Princeton March for Our Lives

    On March 24, 2018, over 4,000 showed up for Princeton's March for Our Lives local event, demanding gun safety reform after the Parkland, Florida school shooting. The rally was co-sponsored by Coalition for Peace Action, and initiated by Princeton High School senior Dziyana Zubialevich.
  • Trenton Unity Rally

    Trenton Unity Rally

    On February 6, 2017 the Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) co-sponsored a Rally Against Islamophobia and Bigotry with the United Mercer Interfaith Organization (UMIO). Over 250 people rallied on the steps of Trenton City Hall. Trenton Mayor Eric Jackson and CFPA Executive Director Rev. Bob Moore were among the speakers.
  • No Wars, No Warming Support of Standing Rock

    No Wars, No Warming Support of Standing Rock

    The Coalition for Peace Action's No Wars, No Warming campaign and Pennsylvania Chapters were active in supporting the Standing Rock Water Protectors throughout the fall of 2016. Several vigils and rallies were held in Bucks County, PA, and CFPA members attended the #noDAPL March in Washington, D.C.
  • Rally for Charleston, S.C. Shooting

    Rally for Charleston, S.C. Shooting

    Over 400 people gathered in Princeton on June 24, 2015 to commemorate the nine people gunned down in the historic Mother Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina.
  • Orlando Shooting Gathering and Vigil June 21, 2016

    Orlando Shooting Gathering and Vigil June 21, 2016

    On June 21, 2016 the Coalition for Peace Action held a Multifaith Gathering for Orlando and Beyond at Nassau Presbyterian Church. The gathering was followed by a rally and candlelight vigil in Tiger Park, Palmer Square.
  • July 24, 2016 March for a Clean Energy Revolution

    July 24, 2016 March for a Clean Energy Revolution

    The Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) co-led the Peace and Climate Justice contingent at the March for a Clean Energy Revolution, attended by 10,000 on Sunday, July 24 in Philadelphia on the eve of the Democratic National Convention!
  • Reception for Peace, November 2012

    Reception for Peace, November 2012

    120 individuals attended a Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) reception with Noam Chomsky, following a Conference for Peace in which over 600 were in attendance. Pictured in the front center, from left to right: Juan Cole, Amy Goodman, Irene Goldman-CFPA Chair, Noam Chomsky, The Rev. Robert Moore-CFPA Executive Director. (Photo courtesy of CFPA Volunteer Photographer, David Crow)
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  • Orlando Shooting Gathering and Vigil June 21, 2016
  • July 24, 2016 March for a Clean Energy Revolution
  • Gun Safety Activists
  • Charleston Shooting Rally and Vigil
  • Conference for Peace
  • New Horizons for Peacemaking
  • No Wars, No Warming
  • Give Peace a Chance
  • Delegation thanks Sen. Bob Casey (PA)
  • Commemoration for the victims gunned down at the Mother Emanuel AME Church, SC.
  • Gun Violence Prevention
  • Celebration and Thank You Event
  • Peace and Planet Mobilization
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On October 14, CFPA co-sponsored a strong March and Rallies in Princeton as part of the Long March for Justice initiated by Lawrence Hamm, President of the Newark-based  People's Organization for Progress. Among the speakers were US Bonnie Watson Coleman, the Rev. Lukata Mjumbe of Witherspoon...

Upcoming Events

Multi-Faith Festival (10/17)

Celebrating the Joy of our Traditions in Music and Story! CFPA and TOGETHER (a Project under our umbrella which includes a focus on multi-faith understanding) are co-sponsoring the event. There will be music performance and story-telling from various faith grouops (see list below), along with literature tables for faith groups and social action groups. Totally outside event, face mask strongly encouraged.…

October Advocacy Committee via Zoom (10/21)

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